The IBA covers an area of flood-plain of the River Tisza, which is subject to occasional inundation, and includes areas of softwood flood-plain forest, meadows and oxbow lakes.
An important site for birds associated with flood-plain forest and wetland complexes. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (3-5 pairs).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Flood plain of Tiszaalpár. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/07/2020.